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​​The Office of Nuclear Energy Issues Requests for Scholarship and Fellowship Applications

September 15, 2021
​The Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) today announced two new Requests for Applications (RFAs) for the University Nuclear Leadership Program (UNLP), formerly the Integrated University Program (IUP), seeking applicants for undergraduate scholarships and graduate-level fellowships in nuclear energy-related fields.

  • The UNLP Undergraduate Scholarship for students attending a two-year institution – will provide $5,000 toward the cost of tuition and additional expenses for the 2022-2023 year.
     
  • The UNLP Undergraduate Scholarship for students attending a four-year institution  will provide $10,000 toward the cost of tuition and additional expenses for the 2022-2023 year.
     
  • The UNLP Graduate Fellowship provides $161,000 over three years to support graduate research, as well as a summer internship at a DOE national laboratory or approved facility.

    Student applications are due on January 27, 2022 and m​ust be submitted using the online submittal system found at neup.gov. NE intends to notify award recipients in spring 2022.

     FY 2021 Scholarship RFA

    FY 2021 Fellowship RFA

    Submit an Application

    Institutions with students receiving awards need to be UNLP-approved by DOE-NE prior to the transfer of award funds for students. This is done by the university/college through a separate Funding Opportunity Announcement (DE-FOA-0002265) found at www.grants.gov. For more information on how to become an IUP-approved institution, please visit the Applicant Resources page at neup.gov.​
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DOE-NE Releases the University Nuclear Leadership Program (UNLP), formerly the Integrated University Program (IUP), Scholarship and Fellowship Support Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): DE-FOA-0002265

October 15, 2020

This FOA is to award multiple cooperative agreements to accredited United States (U.S.) two- and four-year colleges and universities to receive and administer scholarship and fellowship funding—provided through the UNLP and as administered by the Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy (DOE-NE)—on behalf of selected students attending those institutions.

​The application process will be open continuously for the 10-year cycle of this FOA.

IUP University FOA DE-FOA-0002265 Amendment 2

Submit an Application

Funding Opportunities

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